WSR 16-10-033
(Washington Apple Health)
[Filed April 26, 2016, 2:52 p.m.]
Subject of Possible Rule Making: WAC 182-500-0005 Medical definitions, and other rules as appropriate.
Statutes Authorizing the Agency to Adopt Rules on this Subject: RCW 41.05.021, 41.05.160.
Reasons Why Rules on this Subject may be Needed and What They Might Accomplish: The agency is amending this rule to replace outdated references to Title 388 WAC with references to Title 182 WAC, and to expand the applicability of the chapter to other agency health care programs in addition to medical assistance. During the course of this review, the agency may identify additional changes that are required in order to improve clarity or update policy.
Process for Developing New Rule: The agency welcomes the public to take part in developing this rule. If interested, contact the person identified below to receive an early rule draft to review. After the early review, the agency will send a notice of proposed rule making (CR-102) to everyone receiving this notice and anyone who requests a copy.
Interested parties can participate in the decision to adopt the new rule and formulation of the proposed rule before publication by contacting Chantelle Diaz, P.O. Box 42716, Olympia, WA 98504-2716, fax (360) 586-9727, TTY 1-800-848-5429, e-mail
April 26, 2016
Wendy Barcus
Rules Coordinator